Looking for some gift ideas for the travel lovers in your life?  We’ve got you covered with our updated travel gift guide featuring some of the best gifts for travelers in 2017. From fun and stylish to practical and useful, we rounded up the top gift ideas for travelers sure to fit any budget or style, including travel gear and essentials, stocking stuffers, gifts for men, gifts for women, gadgets and electronics and other travel inspired gifts.  The travel lovers in your life are sure to love these!

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Best Gifts for Travelers and Travel Lovers in 2017

Gadgets and Electronics

1. Electronics Organizer

An electronics organizer is one of the best gifts for travelers in 2017

Keep digital devices and accessories organized with this handy electronics organizer.

2. Noise Cancelling Headphones
noise reduction headphones, one of the Best gifts for travellers

Noise cancelling headphones are a must for getting through a long flight. These Bose headphones are popular with frequent flyers but more affordable noise cancelling headphones are also available.

3. Kindle Paperwhite
Gift Ideas for Travelers: Kindle Paperwhite

A Kindle Paperwhite is perfect for avid book readers who appreciate portability.

4. Smartphone Waterproof Case

A smartphone waterproof case is one of the best gift ideas for travellers.

Travelers can keep smartphones safe with this waterproof case dry whether boating, fishing or just caught in the rain.

5. External Battery

external batteries make for good gifts for travelers

Travelers can charge their phones and other devices on the go without having to wait around a power outlet with this external battery. A must for any traveler.

6. Surge Protector

Belkin 3-Outlet SurgePlus Mini Travel Swivel Charger Surge Protector is one of the best stocking stuffers for frequent travelers

Protect electronics from power surges with the bonus of charging multiple devices at once thanks to 3 outlets and 2 USB ports.

7. Headphone Splitter

Belkin Rockstar Multi Headphone Splitters (Blue) are travel stocking stuffers

Sharing is caring. A headphone splitter allows you to connect two headphones so a buddy can also enjoy your playlist.

Travel Stocking Stuffers

8.  Luggage Tags

luggage tag are cheap travel gifts and a great stocking stuffer for travellers

Fun luggage tags are an affordable and welcome gift for any traveler.

9. Journal
Journal one of the best travel gifts 2017

A journal is a great gift for travelers who still prefer jotting down notes and thoughts the traditional way.  The travel quotes in this hardcover version provide inspiration but you can check out simpler options here.

10. Compression Socks

Compression socks best gifts for frequent fliers and travelers 2017

Compression socks don’t have to be ugly.  Help your loved one prevent swelling and DVT with a fashionable and functional pair – this polka dot pair is especially stylish.

11. Passport Cover

passport covers are cute travel gifts and stocking stuffers for Travelers

Jet-setters will appreciate this airport stamp passport cover.

12. TSA Approved locks

tsa approved locks great small and cheap gifts for travelers 2017

Think carry on only travelers don’t need a TSA approved lock?  Think again.  Locks are great for keeping belongings safe in the hotel but also if forced to gate check a bag.

13. Eye Mask
eye mask are great travel stocking stuffers
Give the gift of good sleep. This eye mask is a favorite.

14. Travel Wallet

good travel gifts, Leather Passport Holder, Travel Wallet with RFID Blocking

Keep identity theft at bay with an RFID blocking wallet and passport holder.

15. Earplugs

Earplugs are good travel gifts for christmas 2017

An affordable alternative to noise cancelling headphones, earplugs are a must to tune out loud hotel neighbors, street noise and annoying airplane passengers.

16. Universal Travel Adaptor

universal travel adaptor is one of the best travel gifts for the international traveler

A universal travel adaptor is a must for any international traveler.

17. Travel Toothbrush

Violife Slim Sonic Toothbrush is one of the best gifts for someone going travelling

A slim and portable electronic toothbrush will surely make them smile.  Best of all, the powerful sonic toothbrush is available in a variety of designs (from classic solids to fun prints).

18. Travel Themed Adult Coloring Book

coloring books are cool travel gifts for christmas

This travel inspired adult coloring book is relaxing and inspiring at the same time.

19. Laptop Sleeve
Laptop Sleeves make for great gifts for people who love to travel

Protect your laptop on the road with a travel-inspired sleeve.

(Related Post: For more travel stocking stuffers, see Best Stocking Stuffers for Travelers.)

Travel Gifts for Men

20. Mens Toiletry Bag
A dopp kit is one of best gifts for men who travel

Update his toiletry bag to a lightweight version with waterproof lining.

21. Tie Case

tie case best gifts for men who travel for work

Does the man in your life travel for work?  This nifty tie case prevents creases and wrinkles while also saving luggage space.

22. Travel Jacket
a travel jacket is one of the best travel gifts for guys

Lightweight and breathable, this jacket has 13 (yes, 13) pockets to stash your gear.

(Related Post: For more travel gifts for men, see Best Travel Gifts for Men.)

Travel Gifts for Women

23. Jewelry Organizer

best travel gifts ideas for her include a jewelry organizer

 Help her stay organized on her travels with a bright-colored jewelry wrap.  Try a hanging version for even more convenience.

24. Scarf with Hidden Zip Pocket
a scarf with pocket is one of the top travel gifts 2017

Keep toasty on flights with a scarf that has a hidden zip pocket to hold a smartphone, passport and money when traveling.

25. Travel Inspired Necklace

best gifts for female travelers

A delicate chain necklace featuring a small compass disc pendant is a great gift for a woman that loves travel and jewelry. Comes in both sterling silver and gold dipped.

(Related Post: For more travel gifts for women, see Best Travel Gifts for Women.)

Practical and Useful Travel Gifts

26. Packing Cubes

Packing Cubes are one of the best gifts for people who travel a lot

A trusty time-saver, space-saver and sanity-saver.

27. Travel Size Containers

travel size containers are great Stocking Stuffers for Travelers

BPA and PC-free tubes are soft and rugged, making it easy to squeeze out the contents when you want to.

28. Digital Luggage Scale

 Digital Luggage Scale is one of the best travel present ideas

Avoid overweight bag fee surprises with a digital luggage scale.

29. Travel Neck Pillow

travel neck pillow is one of the best gifts for someone going on a trip

Help make that cramped economy flight a little more bearable. This memory foam neck pillow will support a weary traveler’s head and help make those zzz’s  easier to catch.

30. Water Bottle

Klean Kanteen water Bottle, travel present ideas

This Klean Kanteen water bottle is double-wall vacuum insulated and leak-proof so you don’t have to worry about condensation or unexpected spills.

31. Laundry Bag

Kikkerland Travel-Size Laundry Bag is one of the best small gifts for travelers

No one likes to mix dirty clothes with clean clothes while traveling. This cute laundry bag comes in 3 designs that travelers will love.

32. Dry Bag

 gift ideas for someone travelling include a dry bag

Compact and suitable to keep contents dry in almost any wet situation.

33. VinniBAG Travel Bag

vinni bag gift for travelers

Protect wine bottles and other valuable items with this trusty inflatable travel bag.

34. Reusable Shopping Bag

baggu is one of the best gifts for travel in 2016 and 2017
This mighty little bag is reusable, washable, adorable, folds down to practically nothing and can hold 50 lbs!  Perfect for carrying groceries and souvenirs but cute enough to use as a day bag too.  Comes in basic black as well as a variety of fun colors and prints.

35. Personal Water Filter

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter is one of the most practical gifts for travelers

Traveling to countries where the water is not safe for drinking?  Save money and the environment by using this personal water filter over bottled water.

36. Quick Drying Towel

Sea to Summit DryLite Towel, gifts for someone going on a trip

The quicker a towel dries, the sooner you can toss it in your luggage and be off on your next stop.

37. Scrubba Portable Laundry System Wash Bag

Scrubba Portable Laundry System Wash Bag is one of the best and most practical gifts for travelers

The pocket-size system is the lightest “washing machine” around.

38. Headlamp

Gift Ideas for Travelers include a Shining Buddy LED Headlamp

Let there be light. A headlamp is much more useful than a flashlight as you can still have two hands free.

Travel Inspired Gifts for Travel Lovers

39. Scratch Off World Map

Scratch The World map is one of the best gifts for travel lovers and travel enthusiasts

Globetrotters can keep a fun record of their travels.

40. Airport Code Throw Pillows

One of the best gifts for frequent flyers

Perfect for aviation enthusiasts, an airport code throw pillow from Airport Tag is a quirky way to show some airport pride.  Additional items with airport codes include mugs, pouches, tote bags and T-shirts.

41. Coasters

 Coasters with Holder, Includes Old World Map one of the best gifts for people who love to travel

Coasters provide a spot to rest drinks but the travel-theme will also remind them it is time to book their next trip.

42.  Mini Cork Globe

SUCK UK Mini Cork Globe is a great present for traveller

Travel lovers can plot where they have been or where they plan to go.

43. A Travel Book for Inspiration

books are great gifts for people who love to travel

The Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips not only makes a great coffee table book but also provides inspiration for future travels. If looking for a gift for an avid reader, here are 45 of the best travel books of all time.

44. Food Subscription Box
best gifts for foodie travelers

A food subscription box that lets you sample different food or snacks from all over the world is a great gift for a traveling foodie. Good options include Try the World Food Box and Universal Yums.

45. Travel Fund Piggy Bank

best travel gifts for men and women 2017 and 2018

This travel fund piggy bank is a cute travel inspired gift for travel lovers.

Photography Gear

46. GoPro HERO5 
A GoPro camera is one of the best gifts for people who travel a lot

Active travelers can shoot their adventures with the newest version of this versatile camera.

47. Mirrorless Camera
great christmas gifts for travelers include a Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera
Ditch the bulky DSLR without sacrificing quality. The Sony Alpha a6000 gets good reviews and is one of the more affordable options.  If you’re looking to splurge, check out the Fujifilm X-T1, Sony Alpha A7iiPanasonic Lumix GH4, Olympus OMD-Em5 Mark IIPanasonic DMC-G7.

48. GorillaPod
gorilla pod travel gift guide for photographers

The mini tripod is compatible with a DSLR, mirrorless, point and shoot and a smartphone.   This gorillapod for smart phones comes with a bluetooth wireless remote for selfies and group photos.

49. Selfie Stick

Selfie Stick travel gift guide

Not everyone loves a selfie stick but they make great gifts for solo travelers or even pairs obsessed with getting the perfect couple shot.

50. Smartphone Lens Kit

smartphone lens kits make one of the best christmas gifts for travelers

Take better photos with a smartphone camera thanks to this fisheye, wide-angle, and macro lens kit.

51. Drone

best luxury and expensive gifts for travel lovers

If you are looking for an amazing gift for a traveler that loves photography, it does not get much better than a travel drone.  The one we have our eye on is the DJI Mavic Pro – it gets good reviews and is small and easy to pack. We would not mind if someone decided to buy this one for us! The DJI Spark is a more affordable and smaller option.
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